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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton (Broadway 2015-)
The Tony winner's legacy will be permanently attached to the man he portrayed for years on the stage, bringing Alexander Hamilton's life story to the Great White Way.
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Rufus Sewell, John Adams (2008)
In March 2008, HBO debuted John Adams, a miniseries about the former president's life, and recruited Rufus Sewell to take on the role of the first secretary of the treasury.
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George Arliss, Alexander Hamilton (1931)
George Arliss took interest in the life of Alexander Hamilton in the early 20th century. He co-wrote a Broadway play Hamilton with Mary P. Hamlin in 1917, and played the lead in the 1931 film adaptation, Alexander Hamilton.
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Richard Bekins, George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986)
Richard Bekins joined the ranks of onscreen Alexander Hamiltons in 1986, when CBS aired the TV movie George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation.
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Colm Feore, Liberty! The American Revolution (1997)
PBS released the six-hour miniseries Liberty! The American Revolution in 1997, telling the tale of the famed event with Colm Feore in the role of Alexander Hamilton.
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Michael Cera, Drunk History (2007)
In 2007, viewers got their first taste of Drunk History with a little lesson on Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Michael Cera played the statesman in the debut episode of the web series.
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Javier Muñoz, Hamilton (Broadway 2015-)
After serving as an alternate for Lin-Manuel Miranda in the role of Alexander Hamilton, Muñoz took over full-time in 2016, when the creator ended his starring run.
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Sean Haggerty, TURN: Washington's Spies (2016)
After two years on AMC, TURN: Washington's Spies introduced Alexander Hamilton to the small screen, adding Sean Haggerty to the cast.
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Brían F. O'Byrne, American Experience: Alexander Hamilton (2007)
PBS' long-running American Experience devoted an installment to Alexander Hamilton in 2007, featuring Brían F. O'Byrne as the title character.
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Alia Shawkat, Drunk History (2016)
Alexander Hamilton became a part of Drunk History once again, played by Alia Shawkat in a Lin-Manuel Miranda-starring episode in 2016.
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Miguel Cervantes, Hamilton (2016-)
Hamilton made its way to Chicago in 2016, introducing a new cast that includes Miguel Cervantes in the starring role.